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John Player and Sons Cigarette Cards, “Past and Present” series, 1916.

Had the pleasure of cataloguing our 100 year old Player cigarette cards, owing to this centenary year for this series of “Past and Present” by the John Player and Sons Tobacco company it seemed ideal for the blog! Player’s were … Continue reading

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Chic Parisien fashion magazine

Work has been underway in the Archive┬áto improve some existing catalogue descriptions that needed a little more detail. One of the descriptions that has been improved is F/002: Chic Parisien fashion plates. This beautiful set of plates appears to date … Continue reading

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#ArchivesRocks

One of the themes of this year’s Explore Your Archive campaign is #ArchivesRocks. This has encouraged me to look at a few sources in DMU Special Collections relating to music. It was important to sport the latest fashion when attending … Continue reading

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